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and i'm kenny choi. the zany world o has taken anoth good morning, everyone. it's thursday, june 23. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm kenny choi. american politics has taken another bizarre turn. on capitol hill some democrats have been staging a sit-in on the house floor for more than 20 hours. cbs news' weijia jang joins us live from washington with more. >> reporter: unlike in the senate filibusters are not allowed in the house but how the democrats have been sitting in for several hours. but republicans officially adjourned at 3:15 a.m. some lawmakers are determined to keep in order. >> reporter: even with the house in recess democratic lawmakers are on the floor this morning.
calling for action gun control on the orlando massacre. >> i will stay here until hell freezes over. i don't know when that's going to happen but it hasn't happened yet. lawmakers shouted down house speaker paul ryan and continued to demand a vote on "no fly, no buy" bill aimed at prohibiting anyone on a terror watch list from buying a gun. >> we'll be here the whole night. we'll be here as long as it takes. >> rise up, democrats! rise up, americans! >> reporter: lawmakers led by georgia representative john lewis took over the chamber shortly before noon wednesday. >> newtown, charleston, atlanta, what is the tipping point? are we blind? >> reporter: speaker ryan called it a publicity sign and said there will be no vote on gun legislation. >> we are not going to talk away a citizen's constitutional rights without due process. >> reporter: the tv cameras inside the house chamber are controlled by the speaker of the house. as the sit-in start, ryan shut down the cameras. the rest of the contentious and emotional debate played out on
social media. [ screaming ] >> reporter: as the night continued, democrats dug in. >> if you don't think the bill is right, come down here and tell us why! >> reporter: the house has officially adjourned for the july 4th break. weijia jang, cbs news, capitol hill. the democrats had a press conference and many of them said they still feel very proud of what they did even though they didn't get anything done. representative john lewis of georgia compared this fight to the battle for civil rights which he led in the '60s. he is telling his colleagues to be patient and aggressive. >> so weijia, we saw that the cameras were turned off. so how effective has social media been in all of this? >> reporter: social media actually played a role like a
character during this sit-in because lawmakers were using different apps like periscope and twitter and facebook live to broadcast exactly what was happening on the house floor to voters. c-span, the network that covers congress, played their feeds live on their network because their cameras were turned off. so that was unprecedented with social media. >> weijia jang live in washington, dc, thank you. ♪[ music ] time for a check of weather. it's 5:03 on this pre-friday. >> we have overcast skies right now. that signals a change in our forecast. today is the coolest day of the workweek. this is our live weathercam from mount vaca looking at bright skies there. we have the intrusion of the marine layer along the coast and into the bay. it is now 48 degrees in santa
rosa with clear conditions. mid-50s in san jose. it is now 54 degrees in livermore. wind speeds are under 10 miles per hour for the most part except for san ramon, south- southwest at 11 miles per hour. fairfield southwest wind at 20. winds rotate west-northwest and increase 10 to 20 miles per hour. right there is where we have the marine layer roughly about 1,000 feet deep. it will retreat with filtered sunshine at the shore. 70s, 80s peninsula. up to the mid-80s inland where we should be for this time of the year. but it's hotter for the weekend. those details coming up at 5:18. >> on the roads altamont pass and 680 you have a 15-minute commute right there. but, of course, you know, if you are heading west, it's going to start stacking up and delaying on the roads there. let's take a look now at westbound 580 -- i'm sorry, the
580 cam. headlights are in the westbound direction. so you can see a lot of cars stacking up on the highway as people head to work this morning. 880 right now, you can see not too bad in either direction. let's check the bay bridge toll plaza once again or -- there you go. a little bit of a stackup at the cash lanes but not too bad from the toll plaza to san francisco it will be a 10- minute drive. now to news. this morning, san francisco's police commission has unanimously approved a new policy on the use of force but the city's police union still has the right to unravel the plan. kpix 5's anne makovec is live at police headquarters with the details on the policy and all it took to get there reporter: this does still need to go to the police union for negotiation. legally it has to go in front of the union. but this does represent a general agreement between police officers and the police commission. deescalation is the main theme in this set of policies
basically defusing a tense situation before officers feel the need to fire deadly shots. specifically prohibited in this agreement, choke holds and firing at moving vehicles unless the suspect poses a threat by means other than their vehicle. that's have be debated for months. everyone weighed in. >> this is actually putting in place clear standards and clear metrics about how we are going to hold the department accountable to the changes that they promise to be making for years and haven't made. >> reporter: the police commission launched a review of police "use of force" policy shortly after the december shooting of mario woods in san francisco's bayview district. now, a big point of contention was the language that was going to be used in these policies. "shall" versus "should," shall representing a mandatory policy and most of these policies reflect that word "shall" rather than "should." live in san francisco, anne makevoc, kpix 5. >> what have we heard from the
police union on this? >> reporter: it sounds like they are in general agreement with these policies. they have to legally approve them. but by all accounts this represents a 80 to 90% agreement between all of the parties. >> thank you. meanwhile, oakland pd's sexual misconduct scandal has one california senator pushing for greater public access to law enforcement records. senator mark leno proposed a bill back in may that called for sustained complaints regarding sexual assault and excessive force to be opened to anybody who asks for them. oakland scandal involving the teenaged daughter of a dispatcher broke weeks after leno's bill was turned down by the legislature. but leno is now considering putting the bill before voters in 2018. the same year as the california governor's race. investigators are releasing more details in the deadly shooting of a novato high school student. they say the victim's friend survived the attack by pretending to be dead.
it happened last month on fairway drive in novato. investigators say that the suspects shot both students and then used a machete on them. two people have been arrested and authorities are still trying to track down a third suspect. in marin county, the 63- year-old man who police say drove a party bus full of teens drugs and booze faces multiple charges. central marin police put the brakes on the party right as the bus was leaving the larkspur ferry terminal monday. officers found hard alcohol, gallons of it, and marijuana. soon the driver of the bus was behind bars. now james greene of san francisco is charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor, possession of meth and drug paraphernalia, and carrying a switch blade in a vehicle. as of this morning, he remains in jail. inside the bus were 33 teens, ages 15 to 17, many attend marin catholic. all young partiers one girl faces charges of having a
controlled substance, marijuana and fake ids. the state has released a new report on distracted driving in california. it's getting worse. kpix 5's kiet do is live in san jose with more on the research. ity can reporter: -- >> kiet reporter: the numbers say either you or someone you know is driving and using a cell phone illegally. the california office of traffic safety actually sends people out into the field to count the number of people doing this and here's what they found. this year, 12.8% of drivers were spotted using a mobile device. compare that to 9.2% last year. and here's what's puzzling. in 2011, law enforcement agencies around the state wrote nearly half a million tickets. but then last year that number dropped by nearly half. what's going on? the state says people realize they are being watched and so they are on the lookout, which makes the situation even worse because now they are looking for cops instead of paying attention to the road. also, they are fewer officers patrolling the roads because of the great recession. now, what's more, aaa did their own study of teenaged drivers and found 60% of teen crashes
were caused when the driver was either distracted by a phone or a passenger. >> early on, teens are more likely to talk on their phones, now they are more likely to text on interact with social media and now they are looking down and taking their eyes off the road. >> reporter: the state says you may think you're good at driving and using your phone at the same time but they say it's just a mate of time before you get into a crash -- just a matter of time before you get into crash. kiet do, kpix 5. don't take up too much room on bart. today the board will talk about drafting an enforcement policy to crack down on seat hogs who take up more than one seat during commute hours. anyone who doesn't follow the rules could get fines. the first offense would be $100. in san francisco later today, a candlelight vigil will be held for the 49 victims of the orlando mass shooting. on june 12 a gunman entered pulse nightclub and shot the crowd with an assault rifle. the nation continues to mourn
the lives taken that night. the vigil will be held at 7 p.m. at a church on diamond street in san francisco. time now 5:10. people living near chicago are waking up to destruction. the crazy weather that rolled through overnight. >> plus, she might be one of the oldest golfers in north america but also may be one of the most energetic. >> from the kpix 5 weather center, good morning. today it's going to be the coolest day of the week. but wait until i show you the weekend forecast. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
wrath of mother nature. pounding rains cut almost a visibilty for drivers last night.... in the sam the area around chicago is experiencing pounding rains. it cut almost all visibility for drivers was night. in the same region a few hours before a tornado touched down and by nightfall, the twister hit a trailer park throwing homes barreling toward town. one witness described the chaos. >> i saw a a tornado in the field and threw the trailer and picked it up and kept on going. and then it just went off. >> in all, the damage including an overturned big rig and a huge plank piercing through this windshield, no injuries reported. a california police
department has added a fully electric zero emissions motorcycle to its fleet. on top of being environmentally friendly it also allows for a broader police presence, according to officials. >> this allows us to access areas that previously we have only been able to access by bicycles while still allowing the officer on motor cycle to take calls for service away from the bicycle areas. >> in just two months, the vehicle has already saved time and money. the truckee police department says that it enables one officer to accomplish what it previously took two and helps police interact and build trust in the community. a big concern for parents. how do you keep your kids safe in a crowd? now a unique tip from a local police department is getting a lot of attention. the clovis police department near fresno facebooked this tip of the day. write your phone number on your child's wrist and cover it with liquid band-aid. that way if you get separated on adult can contact you. chuck e. cheese is trying
something new to attract older people. it's revamping it menu to try to appeal to adults. they have been working on the idea for more than a year now. in the future, you might see you in options like wraps and flatbread sandwiches in addition to pizza. roberta likes the wine at chuck e. cheese she says. [ laughter ] >> do they have wine there? >> they have beer! i know they have beer there. i know that for sure. all right. let's take a look at the roads now and see how the commute is going. starting out with the south bay, no delays. so that's good. 101, 880, 280 all at the speed limit so that's good news there this morning. and let's take a look at the san mateo bridge right now. now, if you think that your eyes are out of focus, it's not your eyes. it's actually the camera. we have wipers on that camera and when they went to clear the view, well, they just made it worse. a little smudgy. that's the technical term for that. [ laughter ] >> but otherwise both directions are okay westbound of course backing up with a few cars but still not too bad. the bay bridge toll plaza still not looking bad which is good
at 5:16 this morning. let's see. carquinez bridge to the maze, 18 minutes there. and the altamont pass to 680, a 16-minute commute. you can see all those cars there. headlights westbound direction. roberta? >> michelle, obviously you like a good box of wine, too. [ laughter ] >> i'll take it. >> when it comes in the -- doesn't need explaining. [ laughter ] >> hi, everybody. 5:17. let's take a look out towards the bay waters from our kpix 5 studio in san francisco. calm waters at this time. temperature-wise 48 degrees santa rosa, to 56 degrees apiece in oakland, san francisco and in san jose. this is the view again -- that looks like that 680/580 corridor where it appears that we have some overcast conditions there but let me see if i can make a quick switch and take a look at our weather watcher. nah, doesn't want to play along with us today. we do have our wind speeds up to 10 today, sfo. various winds out of the
southwest in the fairfield year at 20. west-southwest in vallejo at 8. we will see winds today west and northwest 10 to 20 miles per hour. the coast is not clear. we have mild temperatures out the door. today will be the coolest day of the workweek which pans out to be seasonal. here's your futurecast. and i want to advance it all the way past the weekend into your monday because it's going to be pretty much status quo. today coolest day seasonal. but then with high pressure still not nudging over the four corners states it's going to be warm each and every day to downright hot inland. satellite and radar shows clouds at the san mateo coast. here's our futurecast. by 1:00 in the afternoon, the coast is clear. west wind bringing in cooler air mass above the ocean, we'll see temperatures drop.
14 hours and 46 minutes, about 8 second shorter than yesterday. if you blink you'll miss it. out of the 90s today. 88 degrees in fairfield and discovery bay, oakley, brentwood. you know the shots. friday we begin to inch back up into the 90s. mid-90s on saturday. a little hiccup on sunday. before the temperatures respond -- oh, no! 993 degrees on wednesday! [ laughter ] >> >> at the county fair it feels like that with the sun radiating off the pavement. >> how did that happen? >> too much wine.
>> that box of wine! [ laughter ] >> thank you, roberta. senator barbara boxer proved that she is a woman of her wood making good of her bet with ohio senator sherrod brown over the nba finals. we are still talking about game 7, right? dressed in a lebron james cavaliers jersey, she delivered beer from the bay area's 21st amendment brewery to the senator's office to celebrate the cavs win and that's what was on the line as the warriors loves to the cavs local beer. this is the second year they made the bet but this time boxer was enjoying cleveland brew. >> we are going to have to get in cleveland brew for the cleveland anchors. she is buff and brave and she is a 90-year-old golfer. lois payne is all swing and no nonsense competing at a local club tournament for the 71st year in a row. nice swing. the canadian powerhouse likes to golf because it's a good game and you don't get into fights. >> i love it! i love sports. >> and payne says we'll be seeing her next year because
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good morning, everyone. giants starter jeff samardzija matched the worst start of his career last night in pittsburgh. he came in within e.r.a. of 3.14. in search of win number 9. after giving up a home run for the first time in the game there goes gregory polanco jumped on the meatball three- run jack. samardzija gone after three innings and six runs but the lead was down to one in the 6th inning when joe panik who always seems to put the giants in front does it again. that's a two-bagger. two runs score. giants come from 5 down to beat pittsburgh 7-6 and lead the dodgers this morning by 6 games in the west. bob melvin like a great mechanic without any tools. he can't stop the oil leak!
three years ago, scooter gannett had his first major league hit against the a's. yesterday better home run on migden who struck out nine but is still looking for his first major league win brewers beat the a's. iceland the cinderella run in copa this year, nobody more excited than this man. [ screaming at the top of his lungs ] >> see you tonight. >> not bad. play of the day, more soccer from international soccer. michelle, get ready for your goal call. hungary and portugal. check out portugal's christiano ronaldo with the back heel goal, scream ya, ya! one more look at it! two teams ended the match, ya! in a 3-3 draw. christiano ronaldo your play of the day. >> you should be a commentator. [ laughter ]
apparently, people think i'm too perky. so now i'm not being perky, telling you that drivers that switch to progressive save an average of $548! whoo! i mean, whoo. house floor. the polls are open and votis underway in the u-k. why americans sh brexit vote. tensions over gun control lead to a boiling point leading to a rare showdown on the house floor. >> the polls are open for the "brexit" vote. >> from the kpix 5 weather center, cooler today, warmer on friday. the weekend forecast coming up. >> good morning, it's thursday, june 23. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm kenny choi.
in san francisco, after a massive protest and much debate the city's police commission just approved a policy on use of force. kpix 5's anne makovec is live at sfpd headquarters this morning on the reforms that could build bridges between officers and activists. >> reporter: deescalation is the main theme of the new set of policies defusing a tense situation before cops field the need to shoot. specifically, prohibited in this agreement are chokeholds and firing at moving vehicles unless suspects pose a threat by means other than their vehicle. these proposed rules have been debated for months as? >> from the officers to the aclu to politician weighed in and if they are in fact approved by the police union, interim police chief toney chaplin is going to head up their implementation. >> it's not going out and arresting people. it's engaging in the community. getting out of the car and
finding out who lives in that neighborhood. >> reporter: the police commission launched a review of police "use of force" policy shortly after the december shooting of mario woods in san francisco's bayview district. again, the union still has to approve these rules but it looks like this is a basic agreement between the officers and the police commission. live in san francisco, anne makevoc, kpix 5. more than 20 hours and still going. some democratic members of congress are staging a sit-in on the house floor. they are demanding the house be allowed to vote on gun control measures. the republicans are in the majority and house speaker paul ryan isn't going for it. in fact, things are closed until the 5th of july. >> we'll be here the whole night. we'll be here as long as it takes. >> so far no indication how long the protest will continue. new this morning, scientists battling zika just got major support from the house of representatives. it signed off on over $1 billion in funding to crush the
virus. the conference report passed with 239-171 votes. many democrats were not on board with the bill claiming it pulls money from other valuable programs. they also disagreeded with aspects that limit access to contraception. now the u.s. senate need to back the legislation before it can head to the president's desk for approval. parts of the bay area gearing up for another visit from president obama today. the president is due to arrive at moffett field at 5:30 this afternoon. he will then head to san francisco for an overnight stay. and tomorrow, he will speak at the global entrepreneur summit at stanford university. firefighters in southern california are getting some help from mother nature in the form of weather that's not as hot and dry as it's been in the past few days. in los angeles county, evacuees were allowed back to more than 500 homes yesterday in the duarte area. but evacuation orders are still in effect elsewhere in the san gabriels where 4900 acres have
burned. >> the lesson is always be prepared. and when they say to go, just go unless you feel confident you're going to be safe. i went swimming in the pool so i figured it can't be any safer than that. >> in san diego county, containment of the border fire is now up to 20%. cal fire says the blaze has burned 6700 acres and destroyed 5 homes and 12 outbuildings. some areas near potrero are still evacuated. time now 5:33. another check of weather with roberta. >> and i have a moment for you that's going to stay with you for the rest of the day. this is our live weather camera. wrap your head around this right now. it's perched on sutro tower. and what we're doing at this particular time is we are looking to the north, wow! now, did this just make your morning? >> yes. that's cool. >> wow! >> i love that. >> kind of a weather geek, aren't i? [ laughter ] >> did you hear the excitement in my voice? >> i can hear from the control room. we have a layer of low clouds and fog. we have a marine layer roughly 1,000 feet deep. it's pouring onshore from the
coast across the marin headlands. temperature now in the north bay in santa rosa 48 degrees. otherwise 54 to the east, san francisco 53. and to the south, san jose at 56. winds are under 10 but we have been clocking a wind up to 11 out of the south-southwest in san ramon. 10 at sfo. light breeze in san jose. upstream we go and check out fairfield, southwest breeze at 20 miles per hour. these winds will rotate to the west and northwest and increase 10 to 20 during the bulk of the afternoon hours. a swath of clouds lining the immediate seashore. we just saw them visible from our live weather camera. they will back off later today and reveal ample sunshine 60s at the coast, 60s and 70s around the rim of the bay. then we jump up to the low 80s around the peninsula of a seasonal day in san jose and in santa rosa. 88 degrees the outside number in the fairfield area. these temperatures are pretty close to average if not spot on
on. but temperatures go up over the weekend. more at 5:48. a different story from 10 minutes ago. metering lights are on. they went on at about 5:30 and you can see the backup there in all the lanes. we have some backup report building past the 880 overcrossing so keep that in mind heading into san francisco. 580 cam you can see that a lot of headlights there, that's westbound so if you are heading west, take that in mind. golden gate bridge looking good in both directions. not too many cars out on the roads and no delays. in san francisco's golden gate park a deadly crash between a car and bicycle. the driver fled. the hit-and-run happened around 6:30 last night. sfpd believes that the driver was trying to pass another car and smashed into the bicycle. paramedics gave the woman cpr but she died at the scene. soon after the crash, drivers
found the white honda involved in the crash abandoned at the park's equestrian way. the distracted driving situation is getting worse in california. kpix 5's kiet do joins us live from san jose with disturbing details of a new report released by the state. kiet. >> reporter: yes. the state released data on distract driving and it shows that we simply cannot put our phone down despite the dangers and the risks to doing so while driving. the state says the number of people who were injured and killed while driving distracted has gone up 3 years in a row. now, this year, 12.8% of drivers were spotted using a mobile device illegally compared to 9.2% last year. here's what's puzzling. in 2011, law enforcement agencies around the state wrote nearly half a million tickets but then last year the number dropped by nearly half. why such a dramatic decrease? the state says people know they are being watched so they are on the lookout which makes it worse because now they are not only using their phones but looking out for cops instead of paying attention to the road.
also, there are fewer officers patrolling the road because of the "great recession." aaa also did their own study of teenaged drivers and found 60% of teen crashes are from distraction by phones or passenger. this person lost two sisters this year when the driver of their car was looking at her phone moments before a head-on collision. >> two young ladies' lives were cut short in a split second. i just tried to make sure i help others so they don't have to experience what we have experienced. >> reporter: and the state says that you may think you're pretty good at using your phone while driving but it's just a matter of time before you get in a crash. live in san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. voting is currently under way in great britain on the hotly debated "brexit" the nation wife referendum on whether to leave the european -- nationwide referendum on who to leave the european union.
cameron said it will be better off if it stays in. the former london mayor wants the country to break away from a system that's failing and dysfunctional. so far polls suggest a tight race. results are expected tomorrow. from an ocean away it's hard to grasp what's at the heart of the showdown and why it matters to us. that's why cbs news business analyst jill schlesinger is here to break it all down. jill, this has been referred to as "brexit." tell us about it. >> reporter: well, as you said, leading into the piece, two camps are leave and remain. those are in support of leaving they say membership in the eu has led to high levels of immigration, too many rules and regulations, and massive costs about $10 billion a year. the remain side argue that is trading with other eu nations as well as that influx of immigrants has been "good" for the economy. britain's economy is fifth largest in the world. they note that if the uk were
to leave the european union, international businesses would flee the country. they probably would go to frankfurt, dublin or another eu financial capital. >> so jill, what's expected and why should we care? >> reporter: the opinion polls have been shown a dead heat. the last one released last night shows a slight edge to the remain camp. now, here's why we care. if the british were to choose to leave, there would certainly be global effects. according to the imf, "brexit" would likely plunge the uk into a recession. that might drag down europe and obviously would limit growth for the rest of the world. the imf says that it could also spark a uk stock market crash. i mean, they use the word crash, and that that crash would spill over into the rest of the world. obviously, that would mean market volatility here at least in the short term. and now, uncertainty about the future, it could take two years
to figure out how britain would actually leave. we would see lots of pressure in our investments. we hope it doesn't happen. but for more on the "brexit" i have an extensive q & a at jillonmoney.com. . >> it's a global economy these days. jill schlesinger from new york, thank you. it is 5:40. still ahead, tense moments in the air after an airplane passenger threatens to bring it down and made an emergency landing. >> let's check 880 this morning. we'll have traffic coming up. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
low cloud. even some areas of patchy fog. the coolest day of the week is today. the warmest day this weekend, i'll have the details in about four minutes. plane rides rarely end with this. a cop rushing on board and shouting, you come to me. but it's what these delta passengers witnessed after this young man allegedly made verbal threats to the aircraft. that forced the pilot to land early in tucson instead of l.a. police believe there were 80 people on board and the man in question stood out >> he was grabbing some drinks or something and the attendant asked mim to go back to his seat and i -- asked him to go back to his seat and he didn't comply. he was incoherent and smiling when he was arrested. it was weird. >> passengers say everyone kept their cool as the crew handled the strange scene. authorities will only confirm they have made an arrest. politics now the attacks are more intense between the two major presumptive nominees
donald trump and hillary clinton. they are trading barbs. hillary clinton says that donald trump is going after her personally because he doesn't have any answers on the substance of the campaign. that's after trump blasted her record as secretary of state. clinton's democratic primary opponent bernie sanders is showing signs of giving up. >> it doesn't appear that i'm going to be the nominee. so -- >> sanders is set to give a speech today in new york to talk about his next move. all right. it is 5:44 right now. let's get a check on the roads right now. no major delays to report. [ scratchy voice ] >> the bay bridge toll plaza is backing up now, some backups past the 580 overcrossing. [ clearing throat ] >> metering lights went on at 5:30. sorry, i had to clear my throat there. altamont pass to six, you can see the commute time is about 16 minutes. but so far in the clear.
no major delays as we said. beautiful look at the golden gate bridge night and day from the bay bridge toll plaza. not a lot of cars on the roads going in and out of san francisco. roberta? >> michelle? how are you? >> hi. >> fine. >> may i just say you're wearing two hats very well today. >> thank you. >> good morning, everyone. i mean, just going to call on this live weather camera over and over again because it's so dramatic. we have a layer of -- isn't that gorgeous? from the marin headlands, you can see the clouds pouring onshore. in half moon bay the ceiling is 400 feet, also in monterey and 1,000 in oakland. we do at this particular time see our temperatures in the 50s and 40s. we have also a slight wind as you are heading out the door in morning. three in san jose, calm in oakland, nine in san francisco.
but notice these winds are all variable out of the southwest and south-southwest. and even a westerly wind. we'll see these wind rotating later today to the west and northwest throughout most areas. today will be the coolest day of the week, seasonal, before heat increases tomorrow. high pressure is over there, this area of low pressure over here is enhancing the marine layer and causing more of that westerly flow, that cooler air over the ocean waters now beginning to progress onshore. satellite-radar shows that we have the clouds stacked up right there at the san mateo coast. sunshine at the beaches and temperatures in the 60s. meanwhile by lunch hour on friday, clouds push back onshore. speaking of inland, 96 degrees inland in the central valley, 830 in the greater lake tahoe
area. beaches in the mid-60s for monterey, back into carmel and pebble beach. sunrise just two minutes from now but we're already seeing bright blue skies over the mount vaca area. we have 14 hours and 46 minutes of our daylight today. but it's actually 7 seconds shorter than yesterday. and it's going to get shorter through the summer. 60s, 70s and '80s. 88 fairfield, 82 san jose. these numbers are spot on. here's your friday forecast, topping off in the mid-90s on saturday. we have a little hiccup in the temperatures on sunday and then we rebound to 93 degrees on monday and just downright summery on tuesday. make it a great thursday. >> thank you. a tiny tree kangaroo has finally emerged from his mother's pouch and this little joey is special for more reasons than one. there he is peeking out from
his home. his name is mia in. the latest edition to the zoo in australia. it's part of the fight to save the species from extinction. he is one of only 15 males in a global breeding program. >> he is getting more and more at venturous day by day and clearly his mother is giving him more free rein but puts him back in the pouch. >> he is named after a province in new guinea where the animals are under threat from deforestation and poachers. he has a girlfriend already. he will meet her when he gets to be 6 months old. the safari park in georgia visitors can watch a giraffe named goose grow up. with a face as cute as this he already has many fans. for now they can only catch him through a window since he was born a couple of weeks ago.
he is not ready to be in front of big crowds but he is healthy and strong and 135 pounds already and 5'10." visitors are happy to see such a "tiny" animal moving about. >> it's really exciting actually because he is so little and it's very rare that you get to see something like that. >> park employees say it will be at least a couple of weeks before anybody can greet goose up close. goose is on the loose. time is 5:49. burger king is trying out a new menu item. the interesting hybrid that will bring a little orange to your life. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
kind of like this look. i'm calling it the "name your price tool" phase. whatever. good morning. rise and shine. time check 5:52, tuesday, june 23. official sunrise right now at mount vaca area. lots of clear skies there. if you are going to be inland today, perhaps you're in alameda for the alameda county fair. it's actually taking place in pleasanton with sunny skies and 85 degrees. it is the coolest day of this workweek with warming beginning tomorrow inland topping in the low 90s while the coast has a thicker marine layer in the 60s. 70s around the rim of the bay. warmer conditions by saturday and a summer weather pattern through wednesday. >> a clear view of cars on the
brink right now. you can see some traffic build- up on the westbound side but still not too bad in either direction. >> in sillicon valley, men wore the heels yesterday to help raise money and awareness to end sex assault. ywca sillicon valley hosted the annual walk a mile in her shoes. this year, the organization will help more than 1,000 survivors in santa clara county. san jose mayor sam liccardo also participated in the walk. the organization said more victims are reaching out for help but more needs to be done. >> one in three women, one in seven men, will experience sexual assault before the age of 18. so we know that it's pervasive. we know that it's a public health emergency. and we have to take action. >> district attorney jeff rosen has taken action. he wants to change the law to prevent judges from giving lighter sentences. he wants a minimum of three years in state prison for offenders for sexual assaulting victims who are drunk or unconscious. we have all seen housing
prices through the roof in the bay area but that doesn't seem to be slowing the market down. home sales have spiked at the fastest pace since 2007. that's according to the national association of realtors. analysts say that it's a sign of rising demand amid low interest rates and steady job growth. on the road the new study shows that passengers may not be getting the same safety protection in some small suvs as drivers. new crash tests conducted by the insurance institute for highway safety showing certain types of front crashes passengers sides aren't as reinforced. that means a car could get deadly damage if clipped on the non-driver side. >> we want them to provide the same protection for the passenger side as the driver. >> i'm a very careful driver. now i'm going to be very conscious of that, which is not a good way to drive. >> the insurance institute for highway safety tested 7 types of small suvs. only one, the 2016 hyundai tucson, passed with a grade of good in crash tests involving
the right corner of the vehicle. jimmy johns employees get a big win. the sandwich chain will stop including noncompete agreements in the hiring packets of low wage workers. according to the new york attorney general it prevented employees from working for any nearby business that gets at least 10% of its sales from sandwiches for two years after they left. jimmy johns also agreed to not enforce noncompete contracts that have already been signed. burger king is hoping to boost sales with a new colorful food hybrid. check out mac and cheetos. deep fried macaroni and cheese with a cheeto dusting. the new item targets teams the demographic which burger king has struggled with. wash that down with a purple starbucks drink. the #purpledrink is on starbucks' secret menu. order a passion ice tea with soy milk, vanilla syrup and
blackberrys on top. following the bizarre food theme, twinkies are known for infinite shelf life and check this out. chemistry teacher decided to see how long a twinkie would last at room temperature back in 1976. 40 years later it's looking good. granted it's seen birthdays but shows relatively no sign of spoilage. it's on display at the school. amid all the drama at local police departments recently, one is close to an agreement on "use of force" policy. we'll run down the finer points coming up. >> reporter: and the latest numbers are out in california and it shows that more of us than ever before are using our phones while driving. ,,
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it's thursday, june 23. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm kenny choi. democratic lawmakers demanding action on gun control spent the night on the floor of the house of representatives. it's been more than 20 hours since their sit-in began. weijia jang has the latest. >> reporter: good morning. the republicans launched up their legislative business to adjourn the session at 34:15 a.m. about 20 lawmakers are on the hours fleuhr like an ex- >> mation point to the already extraordinary episode. >> reporter: even with the house in recess democratic lawmakers are on the floor this morning. calling for action gun control on the orlando massacre. >> i will stay here until hell freezes over. i don't know when that's going to happen but it hasn't happened yet. >> reporter: lawmakers shouted down house speaker paul ryan and continued